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dodge

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of dodge

  1. a clever often underhanded means to achieve an end just another dodge to get out of working in the yard Synonyms of dodge artifice, device, trick, fetch, flimflam, gambit, gimmick, jig, juggle, knack, play, ploy, scheme, shenanigan, sleight, stratagem, wileWords Related to dodge bluff, end run, feint; cheating, chicanery, cozenage, craft, crookery, cunning, deception, dupery, duplicity, fakery, jugglery, legerdemain, skulduggery (or skullduggery), subterfuge, swindling, trickery; fraud, gaff, hoax, sham, swindle; blind, front, smoke screen


dodge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dodge

  1. 1 to move suddenly aside or to and fro dodging through the crowd on his way to the exit Synonyms of dodge duck, jink, sidestep, slalom, weave, zigzag Words Related to dodge avoid, elude, escape, evade, parry, shirk, skirt; deflect, turn; slide, slip

  2. 2 to avoid having to comply with (something) especially through cleverness always trying to dodge the landlord's rule prohibiting pets Synonyms of dodge beat, bypass, circumvent, get around, shortcut, sidestep, skirtWords Related to dodge avoid, duck, elude, end-run, escape, eschew, evade, outflank, shake, shirk, shun; disobey, disregard, flout, ignore; avert, deflect, divert, obviate, parry, prevent, ward (off)Near Antonyms of dodge accede (to), acquiesce (to), assent (to); accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome; catch, contract, incurAntonyms of dodge comply (with), follow, keep, obey, observe

  3. 3 to get or keep away from (as a responsibility) through cleverness or trickery dodged the horde of paparazzi by leaving through the service entrance Synonyms of dodge avoid, escape, duck, elude, eschew, evade, finesse, get around, scape, shake, shirk, shuffle (out of), shun, weasel (out of)Words Related to dodge miss; avert, deflect, divert, obviate, parry, prevent, ward (off); ban, bar, debar, eliminate, except, exclude, preclude, rule out; bypass, circumvent, skirt; foil, fox, frustrate, outfox, outsmart, outwit, overreach, thwartNear Antonyms of dodge accept, court, embrace, pursue, seek, welcome; catch, contract, incur



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